The Runaway TortillaWestWinds Press #ad - The Runaway Tortilla #ad - But has she met her match in Señor Coyote? Westwinds Press. A sassy tortilla, three donkeys, four jackrabbits, leads an elaborate game of chase through the desert while taunting a passel of critters―two horned toads, so light she jumps off the griddle, five rattlesnakes, and six buckaroos.
The Matzo Ball Boy Picture Puffin BooksPuffin Books #ad - Before long, a yenta and her children, a rabbi, and a fox are all on a mad chase to catch the matzo ball boy! Westwinds Press. On the morning of the passover seder, a lonely bubbe decides to make a matzo ball boy to keep her company. Puffin. Soon delicious smells waft from the bubbling pot, and when she lifts the lid to see if the matzo ball boy is done, out he jumps.
And where do you think you’re going?” “I’m off to see the world, bubbe, ” he replies. Oy!” she cries.
The Gingerbread Man 2: What Happened Later?Independently published #ad - If you ever heard the tale of the Gingerbread Man, What you might not know was his follow-up plan. This is the tale of what happened later, The cheeky, old fox turned Gingerbread baker. The gingerbread man 2 is a fun, rhyming sequel to the traditional folk tale, in a wonderfully illustrated and kind-hearted follow-up to the dramatic ending of the original story.
The Gingerbread Man 2: What Happened Later? #ad - This story follows the fox on his journey back to the bakery with his newfound desire to bake. Puffin. Find out what happens when he makes an oven full of little gingerbread men, and whether a happier ending is in store!the sequel to the gingerbread man started when the Author’s 3-year-old son simply asked what happened after the sudden ending, and so began the story of what happened later… REVIEW FROM THE FATHER READING EVERY DAY BOOK BLOG: " Book of the Week!""Perfect for reading with children 3 and up who will instantly recognise the characters and engage with them.
A lovely read which works perfectly well as a standalone on the off chance that you haven’t read/heard/seen a version of the original and which also adds to the original in a way that feels natural, extending the story. Westwinds Press.
The Sourdough Man: An Alaska Folktale PAWS IVLittle Bigfoot #ad - I'm the sourdough man, and you can't catch me! drawn from traditional European and North American versions of the Runaway Pancake and the Gingerbread Man, Alaska children's author ChŽrie Stihler and illustrator Barbara Lavallee have collaborated to create the distinctly Alaskan version of this tale. Puffin.
Will anyone be able to catch the sourdough man? Westwinds Press. Of course, arctic hares, caribou, and he is eluding all manner of creatures native to the great north including musk ox, lemmings, it's a runaway sourdough loaf that has come to life, marmot and the golden eagle.
The Gingerbread CowboyHarperCollins #ad - The Gingerbread Cowboy #ad - You can't catch me, i'm the gingerbread man!" the Gingerbread Cowboy can run from the rancher, he can dash past the javelinas, and he can giddyup right by the cattle grazing on the mesa. Giddyup, giddyup as fast as you can. Puffin. But what happens when he meets a coyote sleeping in the sun?Janet Squires and Holly Berry retell this classic tale with a Wild Western flair, filled with rodeo-romping fun.
Senorita GorditaAlbert Whitman & Company #ad - Westwinds Press. In this tex-mex retelling of the little Gingerbread Man, Senorita Gordita--a little corn cake-- escapes from the frying pan and leads a merry chase. She runs through the desert boasting, and a skip, and other hungry creatures "with a flip, a rattler, "You'll never catch me!" while fleeing from a spider, and a zip-zoom-zip.
A fast-paced and wildly illustrated twist on an old favorite. Puffin.
The Gingerbread BoyHarperCollins #ad - This time, and he taunts everyone from construction workers to subway musicians, the gingerbread boy is on the loose in New York City, until his fateful chase through Central Park!A School Library Journal Best Book and New York Public Library “One Hundred Titles for Reading and Sharing. Westwinds Press.
A spirited version of the story of the gingerbread boy. New york times"A smooth and sophisticated version of the famous tale. The horn bookin this modern retelling of a nursery classic, Caldecott-winning illustrator Richard Egielski adds an urban twist to a well-loved tale. Puffin.
The Monster Book of Pickle Jokes The Monster Book of Jokes SeriesIndependently published #ad - Pickle jokes galore!like monsters? like pickles? like jokes? have we got a book for you!so many monsters - monsters eating pickles! monsters telling jokes! it's monstrous, i tell you, i read it, monstrous!so many pickle jokes - eleven giant chapters of pickle jokes! It goes to eleven!AND MORE! - Three chapters dedicated to pickle-y goodness! Ever wonder how many pickles it would take to reach the moon? Find out inside!ASTOUNDING DRAWINGS OF MONSTERS AND PICKLES! - So many monsters! So many pickles!SO POPULAR! - "Yeah, " says Janie Monster.
The Monster Book of Pickle Jokes The Monster Book of Jokes Series #ad - Stein says, it's the only one, "it's the best book about pickles and monsters I have ever read! Actually, come to think of it. Why are you still reading this? - Go! Buy book! Now! Westwinds Press. Phrank N. Puffin.
The Cajun Cornbread BoyPelican Publishing #ad - The Cajun Cornbread Boy #ad - When an artful alligator tries to trick the boy into becoming dinner, he's in for one really spicy surprise. Westwinds Press. You can't catch me--i'm full of cayenne! baked in a skillet with two chilies for the eyes, a peppercorn for the nose, a link of boudin sausage for the mouth, and a large dash of cayenne pepper for extra spice, the Cajun cornbread boy runs through the bayou, sprinting past hungry animals who would like to sample such a tasty treat.
Told in the charming language of an experienced storyteller, this colorful romp through Cajun country is perfect for children of all ages looking for a flavorful twist to a familiar fable. Puffin.
The Runaway Rice CakeSimon & Schuster Books for Young Readers FBA-|300421 #ad - Ai yo! i don't think so!" it cries, coming to life and escaping. Though da is a small boy, his heart is big enough to share the treat with her, even though that leaves Da's family with nothing to eat for their own celebration. Ying chang compestine's heartwarming story conveys an important and poignant message about sharing and compassion.
Ming, little da and their parents chase the nián-gão all over the village until it runs into a hungry, Cong, old woman and sends her tumbling to the ground. But this delicious little nián-gão has other ideas. Puffin. When they return home, they find the Kitchen God has left a wonderful surprise for them.
The Runaway Rice Cake #ad - Tungwai chau's soft and evocative illustrations complete this tender holiday story. But the changs' generosity doesn't go unnoticed. It's the chinese new year, a special new year's rice cake, and the Chang Family has only enough rice flour to make one nián-gão, for the entire family to eat. Westwinds Press.